Time to clean house! Residents of selected suburbs around the Brisbane region; it is time for your kerbside collection. Read on to see if it is your turn to discard bulky unwanted items.
Tired of looking at that old moldy couch? Are you sick of the kids old bikes taking up valuable shed space? Now is your chance to clean out your home and discard of unwanted junk.
If you live in one of the suburbs listed below its your chance to get rid of large unwanted items free of charge!
Suburbs included in kerbside collection for 17 – 22 February:
Residents of the selected suburbs should place their unwanted items on the kerb out the front of their home by Sunday 16 February.
From February 17 to 22, Brisbane and Logan City Council will be collecting unwanted items. No doubt there will also be people searching through the items trying to score a kerbside bargain before the councils come to take the items away, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure after all.
Here are some basic guidelines to what items are acceptable for Kerbside Collection.
DO NOT place the following items out for Kerbside Collection;
- vegetation (e.g. trees, grass, potted plants)
- dirt and stones
- bricks and concrete
- commercial builders waste
- car parts and tyres
- general household waste (e.g. food scraps)
- hazardous wastes (e.g. chemicals, oil, asbestos)
- gas bottles
- glass and mirrors
- household waste that normally goes into your refuse or recycling bin
The following items are acceptable for Kerbside Collection;
- furniture and white goods (fridges – ensure all doors are removed)
- household appliances, including stoves
- carpet and lino
- bath and laundry tubs
- wood products
Remember to keep piles of discarded goods tidy and out of the way of pedestrians and traffic. Also ensure that your pile does not exceed two cubic metres.
Do not leave out anything hazardous like sharp items and remove all doors from cabinets, cupboards and fridges.
For more information concerning kerbside collection check with your local council.